HUNTER, Judith

Posted: September 6th, 2017


JUDITH “JUDY” LYNNE HUNTER, of Lethbridge, passed away at St. Michael’s Care Centre on Thursday, August 31st, 2017 at the age of 74 years.

Judy was well prepared for a career in education, having earned a Bachelor’s degree in Calgary and a Master’s degree at McGill, as well as many post graduate courses in behavioral and cognition sciences. During her life-long career, she touched many lives as a teacher, administrator, counsellor and researcher. She will be remembered for her devotion to her students and her professionalism. Although Judy began her career as a teacher in Calgary, she spent many years in the Montreal and Ottawa areas, as well as rural areas in Alberta. She served as the Director of Special Education for the County of Mountain View (Didsbury) for many years before retiring and moving to Lethbridge. Judy was then able to further her passion to travel the world.

Judy is survived by her sisters Jo Ann (Randy) Perry and Sylvia (Dave) Evans, brother-in-law John Delorey, nieces Jacqueline (Jason) Fox, Jamie (Tyler) Hansen, Jordan (Clay Thiessen) Perry, Lauren (Dan) LeMaro, and nephews James Lanz and Jon (Britt) Lanz, grandnieces Reagan, Tristyn, Reese, Rogue and Luca; grandnephews Heath, Taylor, Cashton, Heston, Kingston and Barrett.

Judy was predeceased by her parents Jim and Louise Maynard and sister Leslie Delorey.

A Memorial Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB, on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 11:00 A.M.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Judy’s name to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Jack Ady Cancer Centre, 960 – 19 Street South, Lethbridge, AB, T1J 1W5.

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